The 1980s were a great decade for some awesome movies, and a good example of this is 48 Hrs. ($8). Directed by Walter Hill and starring Nick Nolte, Eddie Murphy, and Annette O’Toole, this movie is a must-have for anyone who loves the comedy crime genre. 48 HRS. is about the unlikely pairing of a cop and a wise-cracking criminal who work together to find a killer. Some of the top scenes include Eddie singing Roxanne, Luther and the car door, the western bar scene, and Nick and Eddie's fight scene. This is without a doubt Eddie Murphy's best movie.
Sony is kicking its Walkman line up a notch with the soon to be released 3-in-1 Walkman WH Series Headpohones ($TBA). The headphones feature a built-in mp3 player (16GB for the top of the line NWZ-WH505's and 4GB for the NWZ-WH303's), and they can be flipped around and turned into xLound loudspeakers that feature Sony's Virtualphone surround sound. Fully charged the 505's will provide 30 hours of playback and the 303's will provide 20 hours. The headphones will be compatible with mac and pc devices via the provided cable. We'll update this post when we have more information on pricing and availability.
Our nation is currently in the throes of a food revolution which is charging across the country and changing the way in which Americans both think and eat. And the beating heart of this revolution is meat. The butcher has made a return to American culture and now has a new role; the guy to go to in order to avoid the evil that is industrial meat. This tastes bad, is very bad for your health and in causing untold damage to the environment. Jessica and John Applestone, former vegetarians and vegans respectively, are trailblazers through their shop Fleishers. This is an old school butchers on a very modern mission; to only source and sell organic and grass fed meat. The Butcher's Guide To Well-Raised Meat ($19) a great book for anyone who cares about what they are actually putting into their bodies.
The Eye Mirror Lens ($200) works simply by screwing it into the front of your video camera, DSLR, or with the compact adapter your compact camera. Once attached you're able to shoot amazing 360-degree videos or still images. You just point your camera up and start shooting. No processing is required, so you can start sharing your shots immediately. They are also offering software for those of you getting the Oculus Rift with Head tracking for $89, but if they reach their stretch goal of $163,000 the software will be free.
The Casio G-Shock 2014 GAC-110 Series ($170) is expected to drop in January and is the latest update of their current GA110 line. The GAC-110 features G-Shock's big case design and will debut in two colorways; a purple number with neon lime hands and numbers and a version with a black case, and grey face and hands. Check G-Shock's website for updates on availability.
The Leica V-LUX 4 ($899) may look like a DSLR but it's the latest point-and-shoot from Leica with and extreme zoom. The V-LUX 4 has a 24x optical zoom with f/2.8 aperture that gives you a 35mm focal length equivalent of 25-600mm. This gives you the ability to use a faster shutter speed so you can shoot in lower light with long focal lengths. Additional features include a 12.1 megapixel 1/2.3" CMOS Sensor, 3" LCD, 1.3 megapixel electronic viewfinder, and HD 1080 AVCHD and MP4 video.